27th Brigade Machine Gun Company

A Machine Gun Company was attached to each Infantry Brigade and their subsequent Division.

Brigade attached to: 27th Brigade
Division attached to: 9th (Scottish) Division
Formed from the: Machine Gun Section of 11th Bn. The Royal Scots
Machine Gun Section of 12th Bn. The Royal Scots
Machine Gun Section of 6th Bn. The Royal Scots Fusiliers
Machine Gun Section of 10th Bn. The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

The 27th Bde. M.G. Coy. was formed on 23 December 1915 from the Machine Gun Sections of the listed infantry battalions.

On 01 March 1918, it was amalgamated with the 26th, 28th and 197th Machine Gun Companies to form No. 9 Battalion, Machine Gun Corps.

As a unit of the 9th Infantry Division, it will have taken part in the following battles and engagements.

01 to 13 July Battle of Albert (In Corps Reserve on 01 July) [XIII. Corps, Fourth Army]
03 July Capture of Bernafay Wood (27th Bde.)
14 July Battle of Bazentin Ridge [XIII Corps, Fourth Army].
15 to 19 July Battle of Delville Wood [XIII Corps, Fourth Army].
10 to 18 October Battle of the Transloy Ridges [III Corps, Fourth Army]
12 to 18 October Attacks on the Butte de Warlencourt.
09 to 15 April and 30 April to 10 May BATTLES OF ARRAS.
09 to 14 April First Battle of the Scarpe [XVII Corps, Third Army].
03 and 04 May Third Battle of the Scarpe [XVII Corps, Third Army].
18 to 23 September and 11 to 25 October BATTLES OF YPRES.
20 to 23 September Battle of the Menin Road Ridge [V Corps, Fifth Army].
12 October First Battle of Passchendaele [XVIII Corps, Fifth Army].